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Item 11952

Title: Henry Wadsworth Longfellow letter to George S. Hillard, 1837

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1837-12-21

Location: Portland; Boston

Media: Ink on paper

Item 34064

Title: Long Island School, District #12 Blue Hill, ca. 1890

Contributed by: Jonathan Fisher Memorial, Inc.

Date: circa 1890

Location: Blue Hill

Media: mounted photograph

Item 27820

Title: Old Church on the Hill, Thomaston, ca. 1950

Contributed by: Montpelier, The General Henry Knox Museum

Date: circa 1950

Location: Thomaston

Media: black and white photograph

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Item 32578

Address: 25-27 Beckett Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Henry E Powers

Style: Greek Revival

Use: Dwelling - Two family

Item 32279

Address: Assessor's Record, 23-25 Atlantic Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Henry D Goold

Use: Garage

Item 62733

Address: 61 Melbourne Street, Portland, 1924

Owner in 1924: Henry E. McLaughlin

Use: Dwelling - Single family

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Exhibit

Wadsworth-Longfellow House, Congress Street, Portland, ca. 1890

Home: The Longfellow House & the Emergence of Portland

The Wadsworth-Longfellow house is the oldest building on the Portland peninsula, the first historic site in Maine, a National Historic Landmark, home to three generations of Wadsworth and Longfellow family members -- including the boyhood home of the poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. The history of the house and its inhabitants provide a unique view of the growth and changes of Portland -- as well as of the immediate surroundings of the home.

Exhibit

Southern Cross commemorative print, ca. 1928

Harry Lyon: An Old Sea Dog Takes to the Air

Through a chance meeting, Harry Lyon of Paris Hill became the navigator on the 1928 flight of the Southern Cross, the first trans-Pacific flight. His skill as a navigator, despite his lack of experience, was a key factor on the flight's success.

Exhibit

Motor Coachmen and their Stanley Cars, Poland Spring, 1911

Auto Racing in Maine: 1911

The novelty of organized auto racing came to Maine in 1911 with a hill-climbing event in Poland and speed racing at Old Orchard Beach. Drivers and cars came from all over New England for these events.

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Site

Fales Edgarton House, Thomaston, ca. 1870

Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea

The history of a town on the northern bank of the St. George River, as told by representatives from Thomaston Historical Society, Thomaston Public Library, Montpelier: the General Henry Knox Museum, and students from Georges Valley High School. Architecture, General Knox, the Civil War, the Great Depression, and the state prison are some of the topics covered.

Site

Marsh Staddle, Scarborough, ca. 1900

Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag

The history of a 350+-year-old city south of Portland, the Scarborough site was constructed by representatives from Scarborough Historical Society, Scarborough Middle School, and Scarborough Public Library. Exhibits include the marsh, transportation and roads, shipyards and shipwrecks, clamming and lobstering, famous residents, and education.

Site

View of cars coming to Surry, 1917

Surry by the Bay

The Downeast community's history as presented by a broad-based team of representatives from Surry Elementary School and Surry Historical Society. Topics covered include the Surry Opera House and Surry Playhouse, the Surry Village School and education over time in the community, sawmills, and early property owner Phebe Fowler. Students scanned and transcribed a large number of the items digitized for the project.